County S Road Work Begins in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Highway Department has begun a pavement resurfacing project on County S, from Arlington Avenue on the north side of Algoma, to the Kewaunee/Door County line. The work includes pulverizing the existing pavement, resurfacing & shouldering. Traffic will be detoured onto Highway 42 & onto Door County Highway J. The project is expected to last two to three weeks.

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Thefts from Habitat ReStore

The ReStore in Sturgeon Bay offers recycled items at reasonable prices, but they are not free and patrons are asked to shop during regular hours of operation. Someone apparently didn’t get that message. Last Wednesday, city police officers were dispatched to the store operated by Habitat for Humanity of Door County on 14th Avenue after three lawn mowers were discovered missing. The theft comes on … Continue reading

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SBPD Apprehend Fleeing Man on Probation Violation

A Sturgeon Bay man won the sprint but lost the long distance run early Saturday morning after he attempted to outrun police officers trying to question him on a probation violation. At about 1AM, officers on foot patrol spotted the 26-year old city man drinking at a downtown bar. They knew that he was under a court order to maintain absolute sobriety. When the man … Continue reading

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Tremble to Leave Southern Door Fire Department

WDOR News has learned that Captain Thad Tremble is leaving the Southern Door Fire Department, effective September 1st. Tremble, who has been the department’s information officer, is moving to Kewaunee County. In his current capacity, Tremble has provided information on incidents handled by the department, as well as activities and events that have been part of the annual schedule for the volunteer organization with sites … Continue reading

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Southern Door Seeks Referendum on Revenue Limit Override

A statement has been issued in light of the decision by the Southern Door Board of Education Monday to schedule a referendum vote on a one-year revenue limit override proposed for the 2015/16 school year. If district voters agree, the revenue cap would be exceeded by $390,000 on a one-time basis. School Board President Chuck Bretl said the action was the outgrowth of the continued … Continue reading

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Man Sentenced on Reckless Homicide by Drug Delivery Charge

A 34-year old northern Door County man was sentenced to seven months in jail and placed on ten years probation this week in Door County Court on one count of first degree reckless homicide/delivery of drugs. Judge D. Todd Ehlers handed down the guilty verdict in the case of Alvin McFeeley of Egg Harbor. Judge Ehlers initially sentenced McFeeley to five years in prison and … Continue reading

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Fire At Sturgeon Bay Marina Destroys Three Boats

Three boats moored at the Quarterdeck Marina at 705 Marina Lane, on Sturgeon Bay’s west side, were destroyed in a fire Monday evening.  The Sturgeon Bay Fire Department was paged out at about seven-14 PM and multiple units responded, including a full complement from the nearby west side fire station.  The initial call indicated that one boat was on fire, but fire crews found three … Continue reading

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Fire Damages Home in Baileys Harbor Saturday

The investigation is continuing into an early morning fire Saturday that significantly damaged a home in the Town of Baileys Harbor. The Baileys Harbor Fire Department was paged out shortly before 3AM to a structure fire at 3049 County Trunk E & the first units on the scene found flames shooting through the roof of the structure. It appears that the blaze started in an … Continue reading

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Sunshine House/Goodwill Donation Drive Friday & Saturday

Goodwill and Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay are working together to host a collection of items you no longer need. Dan Flannery, vice president for community relations at Goodwill explained what they hope to accomplish… [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Goodwill trailer will be in the parking lot at Pick’n Save from 9AM – 3PM both Friday and Saturday (Aug. 22-23). Donations … Continue reading

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Teen Injured In Tractor Accident

A 13-year old boy was injured in an accident near Brussels Wednesday afternoon. Sixteen-year old Tyler Malcore told the investigating officer that his brother, 13 year old Kyle Malcore, was run over by a tractor at his grandfather’s farm. Tyler was driving his injured brother to a medical facility in Green Bay when the injured boy began having trouble breathing. The older brother then stopped … Continue reading

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